Book review – Roald Dahl’s Switch Bitch

September’s Book Group choice, Roald Dahl’s Switch Bitch, is a world away from July’s Scoop by Evelyn Waugh (read my review of that book here).  This year, we’ve been taking it in turns to choose…

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Ten books that turned my daughter into a reader

D is for Dragon … Flora’s going back to school started me thinking about all the books that we’ve read over the years.  More specifically, the books that she’s loved and that, I think, have…

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July book review – “Scoop”

Our July Book Group choice couldn’t have been more different from June’s (The Stepford Wives – read my review here), this month it’s Scoop by Evelyn Waugh, published in 1938.  According to Wikipedia, Scoop is…

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June book review – “The Stepford Wives”

Following on from our Book Group’s choice for last month, “The Last Tycoon” – read my review here – our book for this month was “The Stepford Wives” by Ira Levin, published in 1972.  I’d heard…

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May book review – “The Last Tycoon”

Following on from our Book Group’s choice for last month, “Mrs Palfrey” – read my review here – May’s choice was “The Last Tycoon” by F Scott Fitzgerald which was published posthumously in 1941.  I…

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